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Matt Prior      

Full name Matthew James Prior

Born February 26, 1982, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

Current age 32 years 187 days

Major teams England, England A, England Lions, England Under-19s, Sussex, Sussex Cricket Board, Victoria

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 11 in

Education Brighton College, East Sussex

Matthew James Prior
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 79 123 21 4099 131* 40.18 6647 61.66 7 28 492 16 243 13
ODIs 68 62 9 1282 87 24.18 1670 76.76 0 3 141 6 71 8
T20Is 10 8 2 127 32 21.16 100 127.00 0 0 11 5 6 3
First-class 249 381 44 13228 201* 39.25 19785 66.85 28 75 642 41
List A 222 204 18 5072 144 27.26 4 28 187 31
Twenty20 84 78 5 1906 117 26.10 1327 143.63 1 11 221 55 46 6
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 79 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 249 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 222 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 84 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at Lord's, May 17-21, 2007 scorecard
Last Test England v India at Lord's, Jul 17-21, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v England at Bulawayo, Dec 5, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Mar 26, 2011 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 28, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I England v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Feb 20, 2010 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001
Last First-class England v India at Lord's, Jul 17-21, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Northamptonshire v Sussex at Northampton, May 10, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Sussex at Southampton, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff, May 30, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2c/0s, 23, 4c/0s, 12 England v India Lord's 17 Jul 2014 Test # 2130
2c/0s, 5, 4c/0s England v India Nottingham 9 Jul 2014 Test # 2128
4c/0s, 27*, 3c/0s, 10 England v Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
86, 4c/0s, 16, 3c/0s England v Sri Lanka Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
3c/0s, 30, 1c/0s, 19* Sussex v Notts Hove 1 Jun 2014 FC
39, 2c/0s Sussex v Glamorgan Cardiff 30 May 2014 T20
125 Sussex v Middlesex Hove 6 Apr 2014 FC
43, 0 Sussex v Lbrough MCCU Hove 1 Apr 2014 FC
3c/0s, 8, 0c/0s, 26 England v Australia Perth 13 Dec 2013 Test # 2107
3c/0s, 0, 1c/0s, 69 England v Australia Adelaide 5 Dec 2013 Test # 2105
Profile

Matt Prior, a skilled wicketkeeper standing back, pugnacious batsman in the traditional keeping spot of No 7 and a stout upholder of the team ethic, has been a crucial cog in the machine that led England up the Test rankings. He cuts a similar figure to Alec Stewart with his no-nonsense positivity, even if he does not quite possess the same fastidious attention towards his appearance.

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Jul 21, 2014

Matt Prior trudges off the field after holing out in the deep, England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day, July 21, 2014

Matt Prior trudges off the field after holing out in the deep

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Jul 21, 2014

Matt Prior on his way back to the dressing room, England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day, July 21, 2014

Matt Prior on his way back to the dressing room

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Jul 21, 2014

Matt Prior's innings began and ended in a hurry, England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day, July 21, 2014

Matt Prior's innings began and ended in a hurry

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001, 2002, 2003

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2010

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 Worcs 221/6
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 196/7 Notts 188
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 48/0
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 Kent 205/4
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 Yorkshire 396/5
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 135/4
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 72/3 NZ A 211
1st T20I: Eng Women v SA Women at Chelmsford - Sep 1
Eng Women won by 9 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)
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